Taxon  Report   3066    
Eriastrum sapphirinum  (Eastw.) H. Mason
Sapphire eriastrum,  Sapphire woollystar
Eriastrum sapphirinum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Eriastrum sapphirinum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Eriastrum sapphirinum
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Eriastrum sapphirinum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eriastrum sapphirinum
© 2013 Keir Morse
Genus: Eriastrum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Eriastrum sapphirinum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).